Where to go on Holiday

Where To Go On Holiday For Nature And Wildlife

Where To Go On Holiday For Nature And Wildlife

It’s great to be at one with Mother Nature. So whether this means a safari in Kenya, wildlife spotting in Brazil’s Pantanal region, or trekking through the jungles of Peru, there really is something for everyone. You may even wish to look at conservation volunteering opportunities so that you can get up close with your subject and really be involved.
 
So where to go on holiday for nature? Be it flora or fauna (or both!) you’re after, we know you’ll love visiting one of these countries.

  • New Zealand

    The awe-inspiring beauty of New Zealand has earned it its place as one of the ultimate outdoor holiday destinations.

  • Iceland

    So much more than just Björk and a few geysirs, Iceland has masses to offer holidaymakers - and you don't need to be a nature buff to enjoy yourself here.

  • Canada

    Serene lakes, endless mountain ranges, magnificent glaciers and extreme vastness make Canada one of the best places to explore the great outdoors.

  • Australia

    With its diverse landscape, iconic attractions and bustling cities, Australia captivates even the pickiest of holiday makers.

  • Peru

    Peru has long been a favourite of backpackers and intrepid travellers, but the country also caters for the general holidaymaker.

  • Malaysia

    Very literally a country of two halves, Malaysia is home to cities, monuments rainforests and beaches.

  • Ecuador

    You might want to think about visiting Ecuador, not just for its awe-inspiring Galapagos Islands but for its rich rainforest and llamas too. The yearly Founding of Guayaquil in July is particularly good.

  • Costa Rica

    With a tropical climate, a rich cultural heritage and world class beaches, Costa Rica is one of the best ecotourist destinations on the planet.

  • Chile

    Chile’s got the lot – beaches, rivers, lakes, glaciers, islands, volcanoes and desert - and that’s before you even touch on the culture, the cuisine and its warm and welcoming people!

    • Cambodia

      Resplendent temples, plentiful monuments, a rich and vibrant culture, and a nation of warm and charismatic people make Cambodia the perfect venue for an other world adventure.

    • Brazil

      When most people think of Brazil the first thing that comes to mind is the Amazon Rainforest or the Rio Carnival, but this enormous country has so much more to offer.

    • Bolivia

      With the great Andes Mountain range, bustling La Paz, salt flats and Inca Ruins it’s fair to say that Bolivia is a diverse and intriguing country which is gradually finding its way on to intrepid traveller’s South American adventure lists.

      • Belize

        Strikingly beautiful and largely untouched, Belize is a country of fascinating ruins, beautiful beaches and friendly people.

      • South Africa

        South Africa has seen a boom in tourism over recent years thanks to its vibrant cities, beautiful coastline and incredible national parks.

      • Solomon Islands

        You might want to think about visiting Solomon Islands, not just for its many islands but for its picturesque beaches and fertile rainforests too. The yearly Independence Day in July is particularly good.

        • Philippines

          Often overlooked as a holiday destination, the Philippines offers holidaymakers the chance to explore a lesser traipsed part of South-East Asia.

        • Nicaragua

          Nicaragua could be just what you’re looking for. Fly into the capital, Managua, and explore the country from there. If you happen to be there in August, you should definitely consider going to Santo Domingo Celebrations that takes place each year.

        • Kenya

          Beaches, world heritage sites and of course, safari, make Kenya one of the most exciting countries on the planet.

          • Indonesia

            Indonesia presents an assault on the senses, with its mix of cultures, vibrancy and contrast of peaceful beaches and lively bars.

          • Honduras

            Famed for its notable cuisine, Honduras's capital city is Tegucigalpa. Every year, their popular Independence Day takes place in September.

          • Guatemala

            Guatemala could be just what you’re looking for. Fly into the capital, Guatemala City, and explore the country from there. If you happen to be there in September, you should definitely consider going to Independence Day that takes place each year.

            • Cape Verde

              The stunning archipelago of Cape Verde is sure to delight with its swathes of beaches, traditional Morna music and vibrant Carnival.

            • Bhutan

              Famed for its staggering mountains, Bhutan's capital city is Thimphu. Every year, their popular Bumthang Festival takes place in October.

            • Albania

              Not always regarded as being obvious choice for a holiday, Albania is on the up thanks to its Balkan charms, unspoiled beaches and thriving capital city.

              • Vanuatu

                Famed for its amazing beaches with incredible diving opportunities, Vanuatu's capital city is Port Vila. Every year, their popular Land-diving Festival takes place in April.

              • Tanzania

                Famed for its imposing Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania's capital city is Dodoma. Every year, their popular Independence Day takes place in December.

              • Suriname

                Why not visit Suriname, renowned for its mountain ranges, gorgeous beaches and natural beauty? You might like to consider going there in January when its annual New Year Festival takes place.

                • Madagascar

                  Why not visit Madagascar, renowned for its flora, unique fauna and commanding scenery? You might like to consider going there in May when its annual Donia Festival takes place.

                • Guyana

                  You might want to think about visiting Guyana, not just for its impressive waterfalls but for its rich rainforests and lovely beaches too. The yearly Independence Day in May is particularly good.

                • Burma

                  This country is particularly well known for its Naga New Year Festival which happens in January each year. A reasonably popular holiday destination!

                  • Botswana

                    You might want to think about visiting Botswana, not just for its plentiful diamonds but for its abounding wildlife and wonderful culture too. The yearly Maitisong Festival in March is particularly good.

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